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Re: [StrongED] StrongHelp 2.88a1 available

On Wed, November 5, 2014 1:00 pm, Martin Bazley wrote:
> The following bytes were arranged on 2 Nov 2014 by Fred Graute :
>> The first alpha release of StrongHelp 2.88 can be found on the website:
>> http://www.stronged.iconbar.com/archives/misc/sh288a1.zip
> [snip]
> Whenever I run it, including after a clean boot, it gives the error:
> File [...].!StrongHlp.StartUp.AddPtr not found
> This seems to be a result of the StrongHelp$Dir variable being
> incorrectly set to point to the StartUp directory, instead of the actual
> application directory.  This, furthermore, appears to be a result of
> ResFind being rather overenthusiastic and redefining StrongHelp$Dir to
> point to Obey$Dir - something it should not be doing - at a point when
> Obey$Dir has already been redefined, thanks to the !Run file running the
> !Boot file which in turn runs the StartUp.AppVars file, which didn't
> exist in the previous version and has now become the most recent Obey
> file to have been run.

That's ResFind 2.20.

There is a newer version of ResFind (3.00), available on the GAG downloads
page http://gag.de/software/index.html. One of the changes is to only set
the application directory system variable to Obey$Dir if it has not
already been set. That should address this issue.


Pete Miller (pdm).

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